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White House tells agencies to participate in post-quantum cryptography tests

OMB releases new deadlines and guidance for agencies to prepare for quantum computers capable of breaking current encryption techniques.

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Can the government prevent a grid shutdown from a quantum cyber attack?

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What’s in the new NIST guidance for encryption, cybersecurity in the quantum era?

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Protecting encrypted data in a quantum computing world

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If you thought encryption was complicated now, wait ’til quantum computing

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This Feb. 27, 2018, photo shows a seven cubit quantum device is seen at the IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, N.Y. Describing the inner workings of a quantum computer isn’t easy, even for top scholars. That’s because the machines process information at the scale of elementary particles such as electrons and photons, where different laws of physics apply. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

A new federal effort to bolster the nation’s expertise in quantum computing

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Defending against the cryptographic risk posed by quantum computing

Now is the time to prepare for the complex transition to post-quantum algorithms well before the advent of a quantum computer.

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Was that really a quantum leap by Google?

Google claims “quantum supremacy” but don’t look for a quantum computer on Schedule 70.

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Emergency Center personnel stand next to a tv screen showing a meteorological image of the tropical storm Dorian, as they await its arrival, in Ceiba, Puerto Rico, Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019. Puerto Rico is facing its first major test of emergency preparedness since the 2017 devastation of Hurricane Maria as Tropical Storm Dorian nears the U.S. territory at near-hurricane force.  (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

CBP joins preparation efforts for Hurricane Dorian’s arrival

In today’s Federal Newscast, Customs and Border Protection detailed its preparations for the pass-through of Hurricane Dorian.

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